Tag: strength

  • Writing is Exercise

    Writing is Exercise

    I try to get up every morning and workout. It is not something I have been great at doing regularly until about 4 years ago. When I turned 40 I knew I needed to start paying better attention to my body, and keeping it working well. Since then I have a pretty good success rate […]

  • Strength Training and Recovery Ride

    Strength Training and Recovery Ride

    Today we are back in the gym, aka the living room, and doing some strength training. The prescription workout is for 1 hour of various exercises to strengthen the entire body. 2 sets of 20 reps per exercise is what is called for but I would lose my mind doing 20 reps of anything. It […]

  • Rest Day! 11/100

    Rest Day! 11/100

    The existential dilemma of blogging. My colleague, Jon, talks about the difficulty of writing about your life’s personal details and publishing them for the world to read: I have this mental block when it comes to sharing the mundane details of my life in public on the internet. The mental block has nothing to do […]

  • Avoiding Fatigue : 8/100

    Avoiding Fatigue : 8/100

    Well this post ended up feeling a little like a lecture. Maybe I am grumpy today. 😂 Happy Friday yall! Fatigue and Training: Fatigue can be described as a lack of energy or motivation, both physically or mentally. It can be caused by a lack of activity, and also by an excess of activity. Stress […]

  • Body-weight Wednesday

    Body-weight Wednesday

    Listening to: Fitbit story of how it came to be on How I built that. Fun listen about the start of a big brand that got clobbered by the Apple Watch. Product Strategy from the Rework podcast. Always interesting to hear how people design and build things. One take away for me here is setting […]

  • Recommended Routine

    Recommended Routine

    Ok Monday lets go! Its a day off today. Well not from working-out but from working. Since we moved back to Colorado over the weekend it seemed like taking an extra day to settle in is a nice touch. Plus there is a lot of work to do on the land, and family and friends […]

  • Strength Day Wednesday

    Strength Day Wednesday

    Heyo! Happy hump day and lets get right into the strength training day. Before I started this current 12 week cycling training program I was pretty consistently doing a 3 day a week bodyweight training program. I have a love then not so love relationship with strength training in general. I love that it makes […]